Rokeby School hosted the Surrey regional U11 sevens tournament on a beautiful autumn day. There were 14 teams entered creating two groups of seven teams. As the result came in from the first group matches the score lines where all narrow and we knew it was going to be an exciting and competitive day ahead. As the group stages came to a close there were two teams in each group on 13 points. Aldro and Cranmore topped the groups with a better goal difference. They were joined in the semi-final by Whitgift and Bishopsgate.

The semi-finals where set to be tense affairs. Bishopsgate managed to slot one pass group winners, Aldro, which was enough to see them into the final. Cranmore took the lead in the second semi-final but Whitgift battled well to pull the game back level meaning they would have to settle the score on penalties. Whitgift came out on top wining 3-2. The final showcased the excellent football seen throughout the whole day. Bishopsgate took the lead with a fantastic header, but Whitgift maintained their composure and, once again, pulled the game back level. Despite numerous opportunities neither team could secure the win. Extra time couldn’t separate the two teams meaning the Surrey Champions were to be decided on penalties. Bishopsgate where very unlucky with their second penalty hitting the post, while Whitgift comfortably shot home three penalties to retain their title as Surrey championship for the third year in succession. Both teams will now have the experience of attending the National Finals to be held at St. George’s Park in May 2017.


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SEASON 2016-17

Sun 12th Mar
ISFA U16 v. Millwall
(City of London School
Playing Fields, 11.00)

Mon 20th Mar
Boodles ISFA Cup Final
(MK Dons FC)

1st-3rd Apr
ISFA U13 Regional
Representative Festival
(Shrewsbury School)

3rd-7th Apr
ISFA U18 & U16 Tour

5th-7th Apr
ISFA U15 & U14 Tour

Thurs 27th Apr
ISFA U16 Shield Final
(St. George's Park, 6.00)

Sun 30th Apr
ISFA U17 v.
Scotland Independent Schools
(Altrincham FC, 2.00)

Wed 10th May
ISFA U11 Seven-a-Side Tournament
National Finals
(St. George's Park)